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@BAL
4
2
OAK
@CHW
3
2
OAK
@CHW
3
7
BOS
@CLE
6
5
WSA
@DET
2
4
CAL
@KCR
6
2
MIN
@MIL
1
0
ATL
@HOU
4
2
SDP
@LAD
2
1
CHC
@NYM
6
2
CHC
@NYM
3
2
MON
@PHI
1
0
STL
@PIT
1
4
CIN
@SFG
4
2
Wednesday, September 15, 1971, 8:05PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 21,751, Time of Game: 1:57
Cardinals
1
82-67
 Lost 3 
2nd, 8½ GB
at Pirates
4
91-59
 Won 4 
1st
W: Dock Ellis (19-7)
L: Steve Carlton (18-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  6  0
Pirates         1  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  X    4  6  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .322 .831 -0.074 0.88 0.014 -0.088 -0.7 2 0 CS
Ted Sizemore 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .656 -0.081 0.81 0.000 -0.081 -0.8 0 9
Matty Alou 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .765 -0.052 0.49 0.007 -0.060 -0.6 13 0 CS
Joe Torre 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .363 .977 -0.037 0.67 0.016 -0.053 -0.5 0 2
Ted Simmons C 4 1 2 1 0 0 .302 .774 0.024 0.59 0.062 -0.037 0.9 5 0 HR
Jose Cruz CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .265 .788 -0.018 0.64 0.028 -0.046 -0.1 3 0
Joe Hague RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .223 .720 -0.064 0.76 0.011 -0.076 -0.8 1 0 GDP
Dal Maxvill SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 .223 .557 -0.036 0.63 0.008 -0.044 -0.3 0 0
Steve Carlton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .423 -0.017 0.72 0.000 -0.017 -0.1 0 0
   Ted Kubiak PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .667 -0.013 0.47 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Chuck Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bob Burda PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .789 0.039 0.79 0.039 0.000 0.4
   Jim Beauchamp PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .636 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Moe Drabowsky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 6 1 2 3 .194 .533 -0.329 0.68 0.185 -0.515 -3.0 24 12
HR: T Simmons (7, off D Ellis; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: T Simmons 5; J Cruz; B Burda; J Torre; J Hague.
GIDP: J Hague (5).
RBI: T Simmons (72).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Baserunning
CS: M Alou (10, 2nd base by D Ellis/M Sanguillen); L Brock (18, 2nd base by M Sanguillen POCS).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rennie Stennett 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .379 .896 -0.039 0.54 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 4 2
   Richie Hebner 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .846 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 2
Gene Clines LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .307 .769 0.010 0.29 0.024 -0.014 -0.1 1 0
Roberto Clemente RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .340 .877 0.101 0.53 0.123 -0.022 1.0 4 0
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .774 -0.045 0.47 0.000 -0.045 -0.9 4 2
Bob Robertson 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 .271 .851 -0.012 0.60 0.022 -0.034 -0.3 8 1
Dave Cash 3B-2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 .304 .739 0.082 0.65 0.102 -0.020 0.6 1 0
Al Oliver CF 3 1 1 2 0 0 .285 .773 0.113 0.41 0.130 -0.018 1.5 2 0 HR
Jackie Hernandez SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .201 .552 -0.009 0.18 0.003 -0.012 -0.1 2 7
Dock Ellis P 3 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .450 -0.027 0.36 0.000 -0.027 -0.5 1 0
   Ramon Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 4 6 4 1 4 .200 .526 0.172 0.44 0.404 -0.233 0.5 27 14
HR: A Oliver (14, off S Carlton; 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: A Oliver 4; J Hernandez; G Clines; D Cash; B Robertson; R Clemente.
RBI: A Oliver 2 (61); D Cash (31); R Clemente (83).
2-out RBI: A Oliver 2; D Cash.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Stennett-J Hernandez-B Robertson.
E: B Robertson (9).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Carlton, L (18-9) 4 6 4 4 0 3 1 3.64 18 37 -0.204 0.67 -2.2
Chuck Taylor 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.62 9 0 0 0.028 0.12 1.3
Moe Drabowsky 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.70 4 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.4
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 1 4 1 4.50 31 37 0 0 -0.171 0.44 -0.5

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dock Ellis, W (19-7) 7 6 1 1 2 3 1 2.90 27 62 0.225 0.67 1.7
Ramon Hernandez, S (3) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 6 1 0 0.103 0.75 1.3
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 3 1 1.00 33 62 1 0 0.328 0.68 3.0
D Ellis faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Carlton (12).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Rennie Stennett 2B
2 Ted Sizemore 2B 2 Gene Clines LF
3 Matty Alou 1B 3 Roberto Clemente RF
4 Joe Torre 3B 4 Manny Sanguillen C
5 Ted Simmons C 5 Bob Robertson 1B
6 Jose Cruz CF 6 Dave Cash 3B
7 Joe Hague RF 7 Al Oliver CF
8 Dal Maxvill SS 8 Jackie Hernandez SS
9 Steve Carlton P 9 Dock Ellis P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 2-0 2 1-- RR PIT A. Oliver S. Carlton 13% 92% Home Run; Cash Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- R PIT R. Clemente S. Carlton 12% 67% Single to RF; Clines Scores; Clemente to 2B/Adv on throw
b4 1-0 2 -2- R PIT D. Cash S. Carlton 10% 79% Single to LF; Robertson Scores
t5 0-4 0 1-- OO STL J. Hague D. Ellis 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t8 1-4 0 --- STL B. Burda D. Ellis -4% 90% Single to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Ellis 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Ellis 1% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL M. Alou D. Ellis 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett S. Carlton -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- PIT G. Clines S. Carlton 2% 55% Single to RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- R PIT R. Clemente S. Carlton 12% 67% Single to RF; Clines Scores; Clemente to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 1-0 1 -2- O PIT M. Sanguillen S. Carlton -3% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Clemente to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 O PIT B. Robertson S. Carlton -3% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O STL J. Torre D. Ellis 2% 64% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 --- STL T. Simmons D. Ellis -3% 61% Single to LF
t2 0-1 1 1-- O STL J. Cruz D. Ellis 3% 64% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 2 1-- O STL J. Hague D. Ellis 2% 66% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O PIT D. Cash S. Carlton -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver S. Carlton -1% 63% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- O PIT J. Hernandez S. Carlton -1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O STL D. Maxvill D. Ellis 3% 65% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 1 --- O STL S. Carlton D. Ellis 2% 67% Foul Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 2 --- STL L. Brock D. Ellis -1% 65% Walk
t3 0-1 2 1-- O STL T. Sizemore D. Ellis 3% 68% Brock Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (C-1B-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O PIT D. Ellis S. Carlton -2% 66% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- O PIT R. Stennett S. Carlton -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- O PIT G. Clines S. Carlton -1% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Ellis 3% 66% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-1 1 --- O STL M. Alou D. Ellis 2% 68% Groundout: 2B-P
t4 0-1 2 --- STL J. Torre D. Ellis -2% 67% Single to RF
t4 0-1 2 1-- O STL T. Simmons D. Ellis 3% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Steve Carlton facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente S. Carlton -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen S. Carlton -1% 66% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 2 --- PIT B. Robertson S. Carlton 1% 67% Single to LF
b4 1-0 2 1-- PIT D. Cash S. Carlton 1% 68% Wild Pitch; Robertson to 2B
b4 1-0 2 -2- R PIT D. Cash S. Carlton 10% 79% Single to LF; Robertson Scores
b4 2-0 2 1-- RR PIT A. Oliver S. Carlton 13% 92% Home Run; Cash Scores
b4 4-0 2 --- PIT J. Hernandez S. Carlton 0% 92% Single to CF
b4 4-0 2 1-- O PIT D. Ellis S. Carlton -1% 91% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 6-7-8
t5 0-4 0 --- STL J. Cruz D. Ellis -3% 89% Single to CF
t5 0-4 0 1-- OO STL J. Hague D. Ellis 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 0-4 2 --- STL D. Maxvill D. Ellis -1% 93% Walk
Ted Kubiak pinch hits for Steve Carlton (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 2 1-- O STL T. Kubiak D. Ellis 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Chuck Taylor facing 1-2-3
Chuck Taylor replaces Ted Kubiak (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- O PIT R. Stennett C. Taylor -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- O PIT G. Clines C. Taylor -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente C. Taylor -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Ellis 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-4 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Ellis 1% 96% Flyball: RF
t6 0-4 2 --- STL M. Alou D. Ellis -1% 95% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Alou to 1B
t6 0-4 2 1-- O STL J. Torre D. Ellis 1% 96% Alou Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Chuck Taylor facing 4-5-6
b6 4-0 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen C. Taylor -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
b6 4-0 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson C. Taylor -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 4-0 2 --- O PIT D. Cash C. Taylor -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 4.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
Dave Cash moves from 3B to 2B
Richie Hebner replaces Rennie Stennett (2B) playing 3B batting 1st
t7 0-4 0 --- O STL J. Torre D. Ellis 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 0-4 1 --- R STL T. Simmons D. Ellis -3% 93% Home Run
t7 1-4 1 --- O STL J. Cruz D. Ellis 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-4 2 --- STL J. Hague D. Ellis -1% 93% Single to CF
t7 1-4 2 1-- O STL D. Maxvill D. Ellis 2% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cardinals' Chuck Taylor facing 7-8-9
b7 4-1 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver C. Taylor -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b7 4-1 1 --- O PIT J. Hernandez C. Taylor -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-1 2 --- O PIT D. Ellis C. Taylor -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
Bob Burda pinch hits for Chuck Taylor (P) batting 9th
t8 1-4 0 --- STL B. Burda D. Ellis -4% 90% Single to RF
Ramon Hernandez replaces Dock Ellis pitching and batting 9th
Jim Beauchamp pinch runs for Bob Burda (PH) batting 9th
t8 1-4 0 1-- O STL L. Brock R. Hernandez 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B; Beauchamp to 2B
t8 1-4 1 -2- O STL T. Sizemore R. Hernandez 3% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 1-4 2 -2- O STL M. Alou R. Hernandez 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cardinals' Moe Drabowsky facing 1-2-3
Moe Drabowsky replaces Jim Beauchamp (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-1 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner M. Drabowsky -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b8 4-1 1 --- O PIT G. Clines M. Drabowsky -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 4-1 2 --- PIT R. Clemente M. Drabowsky 0% 97% Walk
b8 4-1 2 1-- O PIT M. Sanguillen M. Drabowsky -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Ramon Hernandez facing 4-5-6
t9 1-4 0 --- O STL J. Torre R. Hernandez 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-4 1 --- O STL T. Simmons R. Hernandez 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-4 2 --- O STL J. Cruz R. Hernandez 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.

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